Category Archives: Geography

Sydney Bellingham’s Canada By William Hesler (33)

This is a unique book about Canada around the 1800’s.  It is an honest yet concise historical account of the main cities in Canada around that time. Sydney Bellingham came to Canada in 1824 from Ireland, alone, at the age … Continue reading

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Horizon by Barry Lopez (175)

When I saw this book on the new book shelf at my local library, I knew I had to read it. The cover absolutely had me sold on giving this book a read. And I am SO happy I did. … Continue reading

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From the Vault by Gennifer Grainger (18)

This book is a photo-history of London, Ontario. It contains hundreds of never-before-seen photos from London’s up to the 195o’s. Settled at the fork of the Thames River in early 1800’s, London was a small rural town when William Sutherland founded … Continue reading

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City Critters by Nicholas Read (146)

This nonfiction book is about wildlife in urban areas. It will inform as well as educate. This book could easily be used for school projects for elementary school students as well as possible high school students. When we think of … Continue reading

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Louis St. Laurent by J.W. Pickersgill (126)

This is a book about a great Canadian, Louis St. Laurent! I just love books about Canadian politics. Under St. Laurent’s government, confederation was completed and three major construction projects, the St. Lawrence Seaway, The Trans-Canada Highway, and a transcontinental … Continue reading

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Lilac Moon by Sharon Butala (112)

I have recently started reading this author that I was completely unfamiliar with before.  I saw the books at my local library and they tweaked my attention immediately. I just love prairie authors. I have been trying to pick as … Continue reading

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River in a Dry Land by Trevor Herriot (111)

This is the second book I read by Trevor Herriot.  I just love his writing, and this book didn’t disappoint either. Although it isn’t my favorite book written by him, this is my personal opinion of course, I really loved … Continue reading

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